“Wrong Way Accident”
SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA (February 7, 2017) – Two people were killed in a wrong way accident on 80 Freeway near Northgate Boulevard on Tuesday, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened around 10:00 pm. A black Ford Mustang was seen driving the wrong way on the eastbound side of the 80 Freeway, near Northgate Boulevard. Before police could reach the scene, the Mustang crashed into a white Dodge Challenger.
The driver of the Dodge Challenger, Fernando Bravo Maya, was tragically pronounced dead at the scene as a result of injuries. The driver of the Mustang, Katherine Malek, was also killed in the accident. The investigation is ongoing, and alcohol and drugs have not been ruled out at this time.
“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all family members and friends as they cope with such tragic loss,” said the attorneys from Lexton Law Firm. “Our thoughts and prayers are with all parties affected in this tragedy as they try to piece together what happened.”
Losing a loved one is an extremely difficult time for any family member or friend affected by a tragedy. If you have lost a loved one due to someone’s negligence, you may have the right to a wrongful death claim against the responsible party. Serving Sacramento, Los Angeles, San Jose, and throughout California, Lexton Law Firm strongly encourages anyone who may find themselves in this situation to give us a call today at (877) 541-2111. We will fight hard to obtain the care you deserve and just compensation that you and your family are entitled.